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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Aug 6

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling all children to come out and play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope and more.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Nature Nick's Animal Adventure

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy this original and educational show featuring a display of exotic animals.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Tree Care Tuesdays hosted by Human Impacts Institute

at Rodney Park at 286 South 3rd Street (in Rodney Park South), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Human Impacts Institute Crew (HII) and volunteers from Brooklyn Day Habilitation Center in caring for our local green gems--street trees!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 6

Brooklyn Public Library's Kidsmobile

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Public Library brings its colorful Kidsmobile to Pier 6! Families can enjoy reading in this children's library on wheels and special programs…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug 6

Kids in Motion: Basketball Clinic

at Dongan Hills Avenue & Jefferson Street (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free basketball clinic for kids, meets every Tuesday and Saturday with instructors Lou & Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Puppets in the Park Presents "Little Red's Hood"

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
See Little Red's Hood, a classic tale with a modern twist.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park StoryTime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hosted by: Cali Co Cat
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerStage Kids Presents: Kids Junk Orchestra

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Kids Junk Orchestra was created by professional musician Dennis J. Dove, former principle performer for Broadway and Off Broadway shows.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids

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